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Table 2 Responses for individual discrimination items: treated unfairly in the past year

From: Rural vs urban residence and experience of discrimination among people with severe mental illnesses in Ethiopia

Item Response, N (%)
Not at all A little Moderately A lot Not applicable
Making or keeping friends 210 (70.0) 16 (5.3) 30 (10.0) 35 (11.7) 9 (3.0)
People in your neighborhood 234 (78.0) 17 (5.7) 31 (10.3) 17 (5.7) 1 (0.3)
Dating or intimate relationships 225 (75.0) 12 (4.0) 24 (8.0) 10 (3.3) 29 (9.7)
Housing 266 (88.7) 8 (2.7) 4 (1.3) 19 (6.3) 3 (1.0)
Education 220 (73.3) 5 (1.7) 7 (2.3) 4 (1.3) 64 (21.3)
Marriage or divorce (N = 299) 192 (64.2) 12 (4.0) 16 (5.4) 15 (5.0) 64 (21.4)
Family 262 (87.3) 12 (4.0) 7 (2.3) 18 (6.0) 1 (0.3)
Finding a job 233 (77.7) 15 (5.0) 16 (5.3) 16 (5.3) 20 (6.7)
Keeping a job 229 (76.3) 16 (5.3) 8 (2.7) 14 (4.7) 33 (11.0)
Using public transport 261 (87.0) 11 (3.7) 17 (5.7) 8 (2.7) 3 (1.0)
Religious practices 281 (93.7) 7 (2.3) 8 (2.7) 4 (1.3) 0 (0.0)
Social life 254 (84.7) 15 (5.0) 20 (6.7) 7 (2.3) 4 (1.3)
Police 279 (93.0) 6 (2.0) 10 (3.3) 4 (1.3) 1 (0.3)
Physical health treatmenta 296 (98.7) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3)
Mental health staffa 298 (99.3) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Personal safety and security 241 (80.3) 12 (4.0) 28 (9.3) 19 (6.3) 0 (0.0)
Starting a family or having children (N = 299) 219 (73.2) 6 (2.0) 8 (2.7) 7 (2.3) 59 (19.7)
Role as a parent 215 (71.7) 8 (2.7) 9 (3.0) 10 (3.3) 58 (19.3)
Avoided or shunned 185 (61.7) 37 (12.3) 37 (12.3) 41 (13.7) 0 (0.0)
  1. aItems were excluded from the total discrimination score and multivariable analysis due to low frequency of endorsement